This class will teach you basic techniques of silk painting in a variety of ways using salt, alcohol or wax to create special effects and flowing designs. Projects will be selected with you to suit your experience, starting with simple pieces for the beginner, progressing to more challenging works and techniques allowing you to develop your silk painting skills.
You can start silk painting with basic equipment, although there are many items that can be gradually added to allow a more in-depth working of versatile medium.
Silk light weight ( no 5)
Gutta for out liner
Anti spread solution
Silk fabric dyes(suitable for fixation by steaming)
Frame for stretching silk in preparation for painting
Paint brushes – a good ,selection of brushes is essential sizes 2,4,8,10 plus
A larger Chinese or form brush for backgrounds and large areas
Old brushes for using with wax
Small jars ( water)
Pencils for drawing
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